Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower Galaxy
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Sunflower Galaxy, M63

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Sunflower Galaxy, M63

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cooled

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Flat6A II

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik Blue 31mm  ·  Astronomik Green 31mm  ·  Astronomik Red 31mm


Dates:March 1, 2020

Frames:
Astronomik Blue 31mm: 73x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Green 31mm: 67x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red 31mm: 70x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.0 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 6.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.03%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3309167

RA center: 13h 15' 50"

DEC center: +42° 1' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.326 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 188.337 degrees

Field radius: 0.726 degrees


Resolution: 3245x2241

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sunflower Galaxy imaged from my backyard, about 14 hours of RGB during the nights of March 1-4, 2020.

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